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15 Things Anyone Who Loves A Woman With Anxiety Should Know

During the years my mother was still putting me to bed, I would ask her one question before she left my room each night: “Can you give me something good to think about?” I hoped her suggestions would give me a way to prevent my brain from spiraling out of control. I didn't realize it at the time, …

Why a "Bolstering Range Offer" Might Be Your Best Bet When Negotiating

Whether you're negotiating some kind of business deal, there are a lot of ways you can approach it. A recent study suggests, however, that the best …

How to Use Basic Design Principles to Decorate Your Home

Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the …

Home Decorating

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You'll Never Be Successful

It’s frustrating isn’t it?<p>You’ve set big goals for your life. Your dreams are admirable.<p>But you’re not getting anywhere.<p>What’s the problem?<p>You’re not …

Are You Winning At Life?

<b>Are you winning at the game of life or are you just simply playing not to lose?</b><p>Let me tell you a story…<p>There once was a fish named bobby.<p>He swam all …

5 Steps to Reset Your Mood for More Power

Have you created a mess for yourself as a result of being in a bad mood?<p>Don't worry.<p>Everybody has.<p>You are not alone.<p>Bad moods suck.<p>Yet, you and I get into bad moods often BECAUSE others in our life push our buttons.<p>It happens.<p>I admit that don't have a recipe to stop others pushing your buttons.<p>I do …

Why Ambiverts Are More Successful and Influential Than Extroverts | Inc.com

Are you an introvert or an extrovert?<p>You probably already have some idea. Personality-type testing is common in school and the workplace. Understanding personality types helps us identify strengths, pinpoint weaknesses, and cooperate better with others.<p>The two personality types are polar opposites …

10 Tips for Your Next Networking Event | Inc.com

It's been said that it's whom you know that counts, which is what makes networking so vital to succeeding in business. While most entrepreneurs tend to be creative, possess strong leadership skills, and are extremely knowledgeable in their fields, a lack of soft skills can hold many of them back …

Networking

15 Ways You're Wasting Time and Don't Even Know It | Inc.com

Wasting time can be a great thing. Taking breaks and indulging in distractions gives your body and brain a chance to refresh and actually increases your output over the long haul. Study after study proves this.<p>The problem isn't when you decide to kick back. The problem is when you waste time …

Time Management

What I Learned Walking on Broken Glass | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I admit it. I’m a self-help geek.<p>I’ve done everything from the mundane (books, seminars, coaching) to the extreme (ziplining, fire eating, board …

5 Paradoxes of Learning: Is your usual method for learning backfiring?

Sometimes we charge into learning something new full of excitement. But as the weeks go by, our passions sometimes fly away. What seemed exciting at …

7 Effective Questions That Will Kick You Into Taking Action Right Away

The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is the little “extra” that extraordinary people do more than normal people. And you …

Motivation

4 Steps To Become More Decisive | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I hate making decisions. I always envy those who say, “I just knew this was the house for us,” or “to me that was a sign, so I just broke up with …

6 Productivity Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Use | Inc.com

Every entrepreneur needs a solid set of tools to conduct their business with. However, many will spend quite a bit of time looking for the perfect tool for them, usually falling into a trap of not knowing which tool is the best to grab. We have done you the favor of going through that entire …

8 Things You Should Never, Ever Include in a Pitch Deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling blocks you should be aware of.<p>We asked eight YEC what you should never, ever include on those slides (no matter how tempting).

How 20 Minutes Of Meditation A Day Helped Me Deal With My Anxiety

Last week we discovered that mindfulness is more than just a buzzword.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Like most people with a brain and a pulse, my life can feel pretty stressful.<p>We may be lying to ourselves about how …

5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Some startups are useful, some are beautiful, and some are pointless – I’m looking at you, Yo!<p>Then, there are some design ideas that have the potential to radically change our futures. These are creations that 15 years ago you wouldn’t have dreamed possible.<p>At the Victoria & Albert Museum this week …